Clematis 'Ashva'. Compact habit so great for Patio Containers. FLOWERS TWICE EACH YEAR! This Hardy Perennial Climber has been container grown so can be planted at any time of the year. We despatch WITH container so the roots are safe.
Clematis Late Large-flowered Group 'Ashva'
A compact climber with round, 5-8 cm across, purple-violet flowers composed of 6 tepals with a red bar along the midrib that is gradually getting darker towards the base. The tepals are almost round and have charming wavy edges. The central eye consists of purple anthers on white-pink filaments. It flowers profusely on new wood from June to September. It attains the height of 1,5-2 m and attaches itself to the support by means of twining leaf petioles.
Useful for growing on trellises, poles and various garden supports, or through other shrubs. Perfect for container-growing. Can be grown on a South,East or West Facing aspect and pruning is group 3 so down prune hard early spring.
Pot Size of plant supplied : 9cm pot grown and posted WITH pot so root system is protected
Height of plant supplied : from bottom of pot to top of foliage approx 20cm
Position: south, east or west aspect, full sun or partial shade
Soil: any humus rich- in pots multi purpose potting compost and feed well
Growth rate: compact growing , can be grown in container
Optimum flower period: Spring to late Summer
Colour: striking purple-violet with red bar
Hardiness: fully hardy.
Other features: grows well in containers and close clustering of the flowers make for a dramatic show, especially good in borders growing with other free standing shrubs
PRUNING: Group 3. For detailed guide to planting and pruning view www.climbingplantsdirect.com and view the climbing plant care guide
FEEDING: We recommend our 'Grower Quality Climbing Plant Food' available in the shop - normal strength weekly from mid-May to September
Wildlife: great for beneficial garden insects and Butterfly Lovers
1 x Clematis Ashva. A wonderful Compact growing Clematis.
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